Book Volume 68 2014

Capsaicin as a Therapeutic Molecule


ISBN: 978-3-0348-0827-9 (Print) 978-3-0348-0828-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-37

    Capsaicin and Sensory Neurones: A Historical Perspective

  3. Chapter

    Pages 39-76

    Pharmacology of the Capsaicin Receptor, Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid Type-1 Ion Channel

  4. Chapter

    Pages 77-104

    TRPV1 in the Central Nervous System: Synaptic Plasticity, Function, and Pharmacological Implications

  5. Chapter

    Pages 105-128

    Topical Capsaicin Formulations in the Management of Neuropathic Pain

  6. Chapter

    Pages 129-146

    Capsaicin-Based Therapies for Pain Control

  7. Chapter

    Pages 147-170

    Intranasal Capsaicin in Management of Nonallergic (Vasomotor) Rhinitis

  8. Chapter

    Pages 171-179

    Capsaicin as an Anti-Obesity Drug

  9. Chapter

    Pages 181-208

    The Potential Antitumor Effects of Capsaicin

  10. Chapter

    Pages 209-258

    Capsaicin as New Orally Applicable Gastroprotective and Therapeutic Drug Alone or in Combination with Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Healthy Human Subjects and in Patients

  11. Chapter

    Pages 259-276

    Capsaicin Receptor as Target of Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide in the Gut

  12. Chapter

    Pages 277-291

    Capsaicin for Osteoarthritis Pain

  13. Chapter

    Pages 293-306

    The Role of Capsaicin in Dermatology

  14. Chapter

    Pages 307-317

    Use of Vanilloids in Urologic Disorders

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 319-321